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Depolarization effects due to pregrooves on magneto-optical disks
Author(s): W. G. Ophey
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Paper Abstract

This note describes the effect of disk pregrooves on the Magneto-Optical read-out. The pregrooves give rise to a depolarization of the diffracted beams and affect the MO read-out. The presence of the depolarization effect can be shown both by calculations and experiments.

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Date Published: 1 September 1996
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 2778, 17th Congress of the International Commission for Optics: Optics for Science and New Technology, 2778CR (1 September 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.2316148
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W. G. Ophey, Philips Research Labs. (Netherlands)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2778:
17th Congress of the International Commission for Optics: Optics for Science and New Technology
Joon-Sung Chang; Jai-Hyung Lee; ChangHee Nam, Editor(s)

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